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D.C. Art Spaces Oral History Project

 Unprocessed Material — external hard drive: DIG_00030
Identifier: 2022.092

Content Description

36 oral history interviews with musicians, artists, business owners, and patrons of art spaces in Washington, D.C. in the 1970s to 1980s.

Acquisition Type



Interviews were recorded by archivist Ray Barker on behalf of The People's Archive in 2017 and 2018.

Language of Description


Restrictions Apply


Use Restrictions

Many of the oral history interviews lack transcripts. Many of the oral history interviews lack release forms from the narrators and may not be published online.


  • Creation: 2017 - 2018


52 Files

27.1 Gigabytes

Language of Materials



Oral history interviews with David Michael Barron, Paul Bishow, Bob Boilen, Spyche Bonjiovi, Joseph Bowie, Paul Bridgewater, Jay Bruder, Cynthia Connolly, Alice Denney, Vernard Gray, Richard Harrington, Michael Horsley, Neal Hutchko, Reuben Jackson, Alan Jirikowic, Claudia Joseph, Pam Kray, Ian MacKaye, Rogelio Maxwell, Peter Muise, David Murray, Aldolfo Nodal, Michael O'Harro, Lucian Perkins, Henry Rollins, John Simmons, Richard Squires, Charles Steck, Dorothy Steck, Lou Stovall, Bess Taylor, Robert Tramonte, Mike Tramonte, Deborah Velders (Jensen), Bill Warrell, Byron Washington, Michael Wilderman, and Elizabeth Ziff